Island Auction Co. puts on a monthly auction hosted by the shops at Central Square Shopping Center in Nags Head. Bid on more than 350 hand-picked, estate-fresh antiques. Children are welcome, and refreshments made available. There's limited seating so bring your own beach chair and join the excitement. The events are held outside under the cover of the complex in the spring and summer months. Auctions are held every third Friday at 5:30 p.m.